T11_1_7_2b

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 11_1_7.2b
Home health care patients who had less shortness of breath, by ethnicity,a United States, 2009
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 60.10.060.90.059.30.152.60.1
Age0-6458.00.158.50.158.30.253.60.3
65-7462.10.163.60.160.30.251.80.2
75-8460.90.161.60.159.80.252.90.2
85 and over58.50.158.80.158.40.352.30.3
GenderMale59.80.160.60.158.90.252.70.2
Female60.30.061.10.159.40.152.50.2

a. Episodes in which a person's dyspneic status improved compared with a prior assessment. Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded. Also excludes records with missing race values.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_7_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_7_2b.html